Steven Brooks, DWS

Adjunct Professor, Music and Worship

Phone: (714) 403-7062
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Steven Brooks has been in full-time church ministry for more than 14 years. He has a passion for the local church as well as for training, equipping, and mentoring the next generation of worship leaders. His primary interests are corporate worship, music in the church, the languages of worship (sacred space, sacred time, and sacred action), and most importantly, spiritual formation in the life of the worshiper. In addition to teaching at APU, he has been a guest lecturer at Biola University and various ministry leadership conferences, including the IMPACT Conference and The Worship Conference at William Jessup University.


  • DWS, The Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies
  • M.A., Worship Leadership, Azusa Pacific University
  • B.A., Music Education, Azusa Pacific University

Academic Area

  • School of Music (College of the Arts)
    • Undergraduate Programs


  • Sacred Music
  • Worship Leading
  • Worship Theology

Courses Taught

  • GMIN 569 – Field Education in Ministry
  • GMIN 580 – Aesthetics, Arts, and Actions in Corporate Worship
  • MUS 160 – Introduction to Music and Worship Ministry
  • MUS 202 – Singing the Faith
  • MUS 203 – Languages of Worship

Office Hours

By appointment or video conference

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